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setset3 ●○○ adjective πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 placedPLACE [not before noun] being in the position that is mentionedset in/on/back etc πŸ”Š a medieval village set high on a hill πŸ”Š a big house set back from the road2 background used to say that something is in front of a particular background, especially in a way that is attractiveset against πŸ”Š a small town of white buildings, set against a background of hills πŸ”Š pink petals set against dark green foliage3 fixedCHANGE/MAKE something DIFFERENT [only before noun] a set amount, time etc is fixed and is never changed πŸ”Š We were paid a set amount each week. πŸ”Š The evening meal is served at a set time. πŸ”Š Small children like a set routine.4 ready [not before noun] informalREADY someone who is set for something is ready for itset for πŸ”Š Are you all set for the trip?set to do something πŸ”Š I was just set to go when the phone rang. πŸ”Š Get set (=get ready) for a night of excitement. πŸ”Š On your marks, get set, go (=said to start a race).5 β†’ set on/upon/against (doing) something6 opinions/habits etcCHANGE/BECOME DIFFERENT# not likely to change πŸ”Š People had very set ideas about how to bring up children. πŸ”Š Mark was 65 and rather set in his ways (=habits).7 β†’ have your heart/sights set on something8 β†’ set to do something9 β†’ deep-set/wide-set/close-set eyes10 β†’ be set with gems/jewels etc11 meal [only before noun] British EnglishDFDL a set meal in a restaurant has a fixed price and a more limited choice than usualset lunch/dinner/menu πŸ”Š The hotel does a very good set menu.12 β†’ set book/text etc13 fixed expression literaryPRETENDDETERMINED if your face is set, it has a fixed expression on it, especially one that is angry, worried etc πŸ”Š He stared at her, his face set. πŸ”Š Kate’s face was set in a grim expression.set smile/teeth/jaw πŸ”Š β€˜Damn you, ’ he said through set teeth.
Examples from the Corpus
setβ€’ Workers earn a set amount for each piece they sew.β€’ The Designer's floor model and plans would be complete with set construction hopefully under way.β€’ The company will match your donations to charity, up to a set limit.β€’ They each travel in their own set pattern, but don't assume they're easy to avoid!β€’ There is no set pattern for this.β€’ So it is very difficult to achieve what one might call a set pattern in life.β€’ Unfortunately, few activities can be shut down for set periods, most being operational all the year round.β€’ By looking for a set result you are excluding all the learning potential from the exercise.β€’ Organized ski treks exist, their routes following set trails with accommodation enroute.set in/on/back etcβ€’ The full council will confirm the charges set on 4 March.β€’ Early in 1982, before El ChichΓ³n erupted, a steep decline in temperature set in.β€’ But reality soon set in, both for the car makers and the government.β€’ Until the job is actually offered and refused, however, nothing is set in concrete.β€’ While her hair was set in large heated rollers to give fullness, Lizzie set to work on Angela's make-up.β€’ The weather was wet and chilly and this run underlines the standard that White is setting in the club this year.β€’ Handmade mats were stacked to one side and a tiny fireplace was set in the floor.β€’ Greater Tuna, a comedy that continues through June 1, is set in the third-smallest town in Texas.set forβ€’ Get set for a full evening of hot and spicy entertainment.β€’ Newspaper group the Daily Mail looks set for a healthy year-end rise in profits when it announces results on Wednesday.β€’ Targets may be set for any parameter that can be measured as the project proceeds, such as cost, time and performance.β€’ A first working session is set for February in Vienna.β€’ Some Western analysts considered that Soviet spending estimates should be doubled to take account of artificially low prices set for hardware.β€’ Closing arguments are set for June 10.β€’ It goes on controlled release in July and general availability is set for October, but there was no indication of price.β€’ Less and less, even in popular understanding, is it regarded as merely the setting for the institution narrative.β€’ No date has been set for the start up.set ideasβ€’ It's too complicated for set ideas.β€’ I used to have set ideas but the older I get the more I learn from.set lunch/dinner/menuβ€’ Breakfast is buffet style and dinner is a three course set menu.β€’ Breakfast is continental, whilst dinner is three courses from a set menu.β€’ La Carte While the restaurant offers a comprehensive la carte menu, nearly everyone chooses one of the set menus.β€’ Yet the set dinner at the Holcombe only cost Β£17.95 and breakfast cost Β£6.50 - a total of Β£24.45.β€’ Buffet-style breakfast and lunch; set menu for dinner; mineral water flows from taps.β€’ Buffet-style breakfast and lunch; set menu for dinner; self service taverna.β€’ Dinner is a set menu of three courses.set smile/teeth/jawβ€’ Gloria greeted her guests with a set smile.β€’ Find a coal-eyed, muscular Provo with a set jaw and angry brow, and make love to him.